Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Nigeria's humanitarian crisis could become a global problem

Terrorism | Human rights activists urge international community to help counteract Boko Haram and other insurgent groups in the country
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/09/16, 04:22 pm

Religious minorities in Nigeria’s north and middle belt are battling with religious inequality as well as attacks from the insurgent group Boko Haram and nomadic Fulani herdsmen. In a report released today, the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative called on the international community to assist Nigeria with what is rapidly becoming a global crisis.

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Increasingly violent political protests threaten Kenya's stability

Kenya
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/08/16, 11:25 am

Kenya’s government on Tuesday banned the opposition party from protesting against the country’s electoral commission after police killed two demonstrators on Monday during violent clashes. Policy analysts warn the increasing protests threaten the country’s economic and political stability.

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South Africa shrugs off terror attack warnings

Terrorism
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/07/16, 10:45 am

South African officials are trying to quell panic in the country after several Western nations issued warnings about possible high-level terror attacks against foreigners and major tourist attractions.

“We remain a strong and stable democratic country and there is no immediate danger posed by the alerts,” South Africa’s state security minister, David Mahlobo, said in a statement.

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